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Jan 25, 2013 6:00pm EST
jersey and connecticut. some arked it will add to the nation's growing debts unless spending cuts are made elsewhere. president obama has promised to sign the bill if it makes it to his desk. >>> the battle between lawmers over gun control. tonight vice president joe biden took his push for tougher gun control laws on the road as a prominent democratic senator vows to passault weapons ban. jennifer davis has that story. >> reporter: vice president joe biden continues the administration's push for tighter gun restrictions following the massacre in newtown. today it's a round table discussion in richmond, virginia with gun safety experts called in after the 2007 virginia tech shootings. thursday it was an online discussion. >> just like you don't have the right to go buy an m1 tank, just like you don't have the right to buy an automatic weapon. >> reporter: biden says the administration supports the second amendment but believes tighter gun laws are needed to protect americans. >> i'm much less concerned quite frankly about what you call an assault weapon than i am about magazines a
FOX
Jan 28, 2013 7:00am EST
makers argue legislation would add to the nation's growing debt unless spending cuts are made elsewhere. president obama promised to sign the bill if it makes it to his desk. >> president obama and hillary clinton held a joint interview. he wanted to publically thank his one time rival for four great years of service. >> i'm going to miss her. wish she was sticking around. but she has logged in so many miles i can't begrudge her. i want the country to appreciate what an extraordinary role she's played during the course of my administration. >> this has been an extraordinary opportunity to work with him as a parking lot in her and friend to do our very best on behalf of this country we both love. and it's something i'm going to miss a great deal. >> clinton steps down as secretary of state on friday. president obama nominated john kerry as a replacement. >> well, we continue our mentoring monday event here on fox 5 this morning. our phones have been open all morning long. >> we've teamed up once again with several local organizations to connect them with volunteers. holly morris joins us
FOX
Jan 27, 2013 8:00am EST
. obama care is no longer a 2,000 page bill. now it's 13,000 pages of regulations and its growing. it's being implemented. this year the law will restrict our ability to use flexible spending accounts. it will raise taxes on life saving medical devices. >> reporter: ryan, possible a presidential contender in 2016, said republicans should be prepared for the president to try to "de legitimize them," but urged them to be smart. >> we'll need to use every tool at our disposal. sometimes we'll have to reject the president's proposals. that time might come more than once. sometimes we'll have to make them better. the president will bait us. he will portray us as cruel and unyielding. >> reporter: the white house says the president wants both parties to come together and act for the good of the country. the press secretary said the president believes "we need to compromise, not be absolutist, but believe the need to act on behalf of the american people should compel us to make reasonable compromise while we stick to our principles, and that's the approach he's taken since he entered the whi
FOX
Jan 27, 2013 6:00pm EST
where the republicans can try out their focus, debt ceiling, and automatic spending cuts set to kick in august 1. but don't count on up compromise. >> we think the sequesters will happen. >> reporter: congressman paul ryan says he's not encouraged by president obama's words so far. >> i decided to not comment between the election and inauguration because i wanted to see what kind of president we're looking at, what kind of path he was putting his administration on. and all of the statements and all the comments lead me to believe he's thinking more of a political conquest than compromise. >> reporter: democrats have been talking the hard line on revenues and gun control. yet on immigration, there seems to be at least a small agreement. >> we are trying to work our way through some very difficult issues. but we are committed to a comprehensive approach to finally in this country have an immigration law that we can live with. >> it's my hope we'll come up with a bipartisan solution. i do think enforcement has to be a big part of it. but again, i like many of the principles that marco
FOX
Jan 27, 2013 9:00am EST
? does president obama want to destroy the republican party? >> obviously, republicans want to make sure these entitlement programs are here for future generations, right now, for every dollar we spend on the young people, we are spending $4 on seniors. right now, in medicare, the average person pays for 1/3 of the cost of the medicare program, dick durbin, for what it has been worth has been one of those people who is willing to sit down and solve the problem and i congratulate him on that. as far as the president's goal of annihilating the republican party, i will say that i was glad to see that the house was unified behind something recently as it relates to the fiscal issues and i think that is a backstop to that. the fact is, one thing the president didn't mention in his speech, was the major fiscal issue that our nation faces. it was everything but that. and, to me, that was disheartening. it is the one issue that, before anything else, we need to put in the rearview mirror to make our country stronger. >> chris: senator durbin, you are a member of a bipartisan group of senators wh
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